Are You Ready...
Next to time, our health is our most valuable resource! Why then are so many people unhealthy? Why are obesity, diabetes, cancer, and heart disease climbing at exponential rates?
...To Be Healthier?
For most of us, health and wellness are much easier to work toward and achieve than you may think. Even better, it doesn’t matter how old you are, what your socioeconomic status is, or what your history is!
Let's Do This!
No matter where you are in your journey, there simply is no better time to start getting healthier than today! Welcome aboard!
“Wellness Encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind, and a tranquil spirit.
Enjoy the journey as you strive for wellness.”
Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu
What if someone handed you more money than you could count? It might be challenging to enjoy your new found freedom if you were grossly overweight, and clinically diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes, or heart disease. Our ultimate goal should be to feel good on all fronts: spiritually, emotionally, mentally, physically. In order to achieve that, we may need to alter our lifestyles and learn to eat in a healthier way, exercise every day, develop our minds, understand our emotions, strengthen our immune system and expand our spiritual horizons.
These are not as challenging as they may seem. Almost every habit we’ve developed over the years is simply a pattern that can be modified or replaced. We can develop better eating habits by eating five or six smaller meals per day instead of the traditional three large meals. We can drink more water, and expose ourselves to less toxic chemicals. We can limit our diet of bad news and replace it with time spent in nature, good music, and meditation. We can build our strength, learn to focus, and walk away from hectic or unnerving activities. Just like we choose anything else, we can choose to be healthy, well and strong.
Total wellness encompasses both internal (body, soul and spirit) and external (nutrition, environment, community, finances and vocation components. The ultimate goal of total wellness for all of us is good choices, balance and focus, optimum performance, and positive energy in the following eight areas:
Body: physical health of bodily systems (circulatory, nervous, skeletal, reproductive, immune, respiratory, endocrine, lymphatic, muscular, digestive, urinary, excretory) and five senses,
Soul: mental and emotional health of the invisible you (mind, will, emotions, attitudes),
Spirit: the eternal you (conscience/sub-
Nutrition: what you eat and drink,
Environment: where you live, work, play, visit, learn, and relax,
Community: your family, friends, peers, and acquaintances,
Finances: having abundant income, savings, philanthropy, debt reduction, investing, and retirement planning,
Vocation: satisfying work, and enjoyable activities.
We all want to feel good every day and live a long and healthy life. This is certainly possible by being pro-